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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 05 - Paule Scutenaire et Christine Gonay 

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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 13 - Jérôme Munyangi 

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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Paule Scutenaire

La précarité en agriculture trouve notamment ses racines dans une administration de plus en plus prégnante, voire excessive des exigences normatives de plus en plus élevées. (...) 




Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes, Université de Namur : Actes et photos

Forte mobilisation des parties prenantes de Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes pour comprendre et lutter contre la précarisation en construisant de nouvelles solidarités innovantes (...) 




The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Turns 20

Progress, challenges and lessons learnt for the realization of gender equality, the empowerment of women, and the human rights of women and girls in the post-2015 context are presented in this summary, prepared by UN Women, of the Report of the Secretary-General on the 20-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.6/2015/3). (...) 




Adding it up - The costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014

An estimated 225 million women who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using an effective contraceptive method. (...) 




Voluntary Guidelines: the right to adequate food

Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security (...) 




UNFPA's Action for Adolescent Girls

Building the health, social and economic assets of adolescent girls, especially those at risk of child marriage (...) 




The State of Food and Agriculture - Innovation in family farming

More than 500 million family farms manage the majority of the world's agricultural land and produce most of the world's food. (...) 




Governing Land for Women and Men

This technical guide aims to assist implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests. (...) 




How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage

There are nearly 70 million child brides in the world today, and more than 14 million girls marry each year. (...) 




Gender in Agriculture - Sourcebook

Women play a critical role in agricultural production in developing countries.  (...) 




Afghanistan: If you educate a woman, you teach the whole family

Many women in Afghanistan's southern heartland are bound by centuries-old traditions that determine, what they wear and their freedom of movement outside the home. (...) 




Women protected under international humanitarian law

International humanitarian law aims to prevent and alleviate human suffering in war without discrimination based on sex. (...) 




Education Reform in Pakistan

More than nine million children do not receive primary or secondary education, and literacy rates are stagnant. Pakistan is far from meeting its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of providing universal primary education by 2015.  (...) 




Urban Poverty, Food Security & Climate Change - Women

The aim of this paper is to build on current understandings of urban poverty and urban food insecurity to explore how the impacts of climate change are likely to exacerbate current and future challenges. (...) 




Women Moving Mountains Collective - Impact of the Dutch MDG3 Fund - How Resources Advance Women's Rights and Gender Equality

This piece analyzes the aggregate impact of women's organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MDG3 Fund. (...) 




UN report on preventing & eliminating child, early & forced marriage

The report discusses the international norms and standards applicable to child, early and forced marriage and the human rights impact of the practice on women and girls. The report addresses the various factors that contribute to this and further analyses existing measures and strategies to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage. (...) 




Trans-Pacific Women vs. Trans-Pacific Partnership

At a time when governments, civil society organisations and the larger international community are negotiating a new sustainable development agenda, another binding, global, agreement is being negotiated behind closed doors. Learn more about the impact this trade agreement can have on the women in the region. (...) 




Climate changes increasing workload on women

The impact of climate change is mostly discussed in terms of global warming, agriculture and health but on Thursday, a seminar organised by Shirkat Gah looked into how the women in Pakistan have been affected by the climatic change in Sindh's coastal belt.  (...) 




Gender and rural development brief

Across the region of Europe and Central Asia (CEN), notable gains have been made in the areas of health and education, with health outcomes above world averages, particularly in maternal mortality rates. (...) 




Seedpods Worth More than Gold in Argentina's Arid North

Tired of the drought driving away their men and killing their livestock, the women of Guanaco Sombriana, a town in northern Argentina, have found a new source of income by using the seedpods of native trees that up to now merely provided shade in this arid landscape.  (...) 




Virgin wives of the fetish Gods - Ghana's trokosi tradition

Photographer Fjona Hill and I travelled across Ghana's Volta - a beautiful region rich in history and culture, dominated by the Volta river and lake - to try to understand why the practice of trokosi still endures today. Ghana is widely seen as a model for political and economic reform in Africa and lauded for its rapid development.  (...) 




World Toilet Day: Access to sanitation also protects women and girls

World Toilet Day, observed on 19 November, aims to improve sanitation access for the more than 500 million women and girls who are forced to use the bathroom outdoors.  (...) 





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